superscripts & subscripts for science/mathematics?

Khaled Hosny via Unicode unicode at
Tue Jan 23 05:51:17 CST 2018

On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 07:43:34PM -0800, David Melik via Unicode wrote:
> ‘The intended use was to allow chemical and algebra formulas to be written
> without
> markup’--
> Unless wrong, apart from  disagreement, it's clear mathematics word
> processing software is useful, but not a reason to not finish
> almost-complete set of basic superscripts & subscripts ((super|sub)scripts)
> for relevant alphabets used (English, Greek, perhaps Hebrew, latter two
> which were in my original post subject line, but I likely accidentally used
> link I received to delete pre-moderated post.)

Mathematics written in Arabic notation use Arabic-Indic numbers and
Arabic letters and they can occur in superscripts and subscripts as


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